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scientia sexualis

scientia sexualis shapes truth through knowledge and power (Foucault, 1978, 57-58).

Foucault states that our civilization is based on this scientia sexualis production of discourse that incorporates confession into the rules of science (Foucault, 1978, 67). 36 more words


ars erotica

Foucault describes two different procedures in producing the truth of sex, one being ars erotica or erotic art, which draws truth from pleasure itself, and then  18 more words



describes a social construct of communities that allowed companionship and eroticism to flourish within same-sex cultures.

Homosocial communities emerged during the 18th century around the American Revolutionary War era as it created environments that fostered, accepted, and praised intimate or romantic same-sex friendships. 30 more words